DURHAM, N.H.-- University of New Hampshire freshman forward Sean Collins (Reading, Mass.) was named Rookie of the Month for October by the Hockey East Association on Thursday, Nov. 1.
Collins, who currently plays on UNH's top line with Darren Haydar and David Busch, has tallied 4-3-7 in four games played. The Busch-Collins-Haydar line accounts for 40.7% of UNH's 54 total points this season. Collins has started and scored a goal in all four games as a Wildcat. He is currently second on the 'Cats squad in points and in Hockey East he ranks ninth in points and fifth in goals scored.
Collins earned Hockey East Rookie of the Week honors on Oct. 22 for his efforts vs. Merrimack and Rensselaer with 2-3-5 in two games. UNH returns to action on Friday, Nov. 2 vs. Merrimack College. Game time is 7 p.m at the Volpe Center in North Andover, Mass.